SWEET HOME, Ore. (AP) – Authorities say human remains discovered near Sweet Home are that of a woman with brown hair.

Linn County Undersheriff Paul Timm said Wednesday that detectives and the Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office have been investigating since his office got a call Friday about remains found on a US Forest Service road east of Sweet Home.

He says the agencies tentatively identified the remains as belonging to a white woman between the ages of 30 and 50.

He says she is believed to have had brown hair that was short and wavy.

Investigators are continuing work to make a positive identification and cause of death.

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